Financial survival

Make sure you control your money, so it doesn’t control you. Explore our financial resources and guides to managing your money.

The reality for many students is that there is never much money left over to have fun—often there’s barely enough to pay the bills and cover living expenses. The Student Loan Living Costs and Student Allowance will not cover all your weekly expenses, so it’s important to have a plan for how you will make up the shortfall. This could be through savings from a summer job, help from family, part-time work, or by reducing your expenses .

Financial resources